Person:Heman Liscum (8)

m. 5 Sep 1794
  1. Sophia Liscum1795 - 1876
  2. Martha Liscum1797 - 1849
  3. Asa G. Liscum1799 - 1817
  4. Maxamila Liscum1801 - 1884
  5. Horace Sheldon Liscum1803 - 1882
  6. Sally Liscum1805 - 1858
  7. John Liscum1807 - 1883
  8. Heman Lowry Liscum1810 - 1883
m. 1 Jun 1838
m. 27 Apr 1845
  1. Eliza Bliss Liscum1846 - 1888
  2. Sophia Liscum1847 - 1898
  3. Georgia Abigail Liscum1849 - 1913
  4. unnamed Liscum1850 - bef 1860
  5. Charlotte Elizabeth Liscum1851 - 1936
  6. Susan Adaline Liscum1852 - 1924
  7. George Peletiah Liscum1855 - 1916
  8. John A. Robert Liscum1856 - 1913
  9. Alice Malissa Liscum1857 - 1858
Facts and Events
Name[26] Heman Lowry Liscum
Gender Male
Census[2] 1810 Chittenden, Vermont, United States
Birth[1] 7 Jul 1810 Underhill, Chittenden, Vermont, United States
Other[5] 1 Oct 1816 Chittenden, Vermont, United StatesMother appointed guardian
Other[4] 17 Oct 1817 Chittenden, Vermont, United StatesNamed as heir in father's pension
Census[3] 1820 Chittenden, Vermont, United States
Property[20] 25 Feb 1837 Madison, Illinois, United Statesapplied for US Land Grant
Marriage 1 Jun 1838 Madison, Illinois, United Statesto Eliza Wait Flagg
Property[6] 1 Jan 1840 Madison, Illinois, United StatesReceived US Land Patent
Census[7] 1840 Madison, Illinois, United States
Probate[8] 31 Mar 1841 Madison, Illinois, United StatesApplied for Guardianship of minor step-children
Occupation[9] 1842 Rewey, Iowa, Wisconsin, United Statesschool teacher
Property[21] 8 May 1843 Madison, Illinois, United Statessold property
Property[19] 12 Feb 1844 Grant, Wisconsin, United Statespurchased property
Marriage 27 Apr 1845 Mineral Point, Iowa, Wisconsin, United Statesto Sarah Ann Jacobs
Religion[10] 1847 Lancaster, Grant, Wisconsin, United StatesTrustee of Baptist Church building society
Census[11] 1850 Grant, Wisconsin, United States
Other[10] 1851, 1852 Lima, Grant, Wisconsin, United StatesTown Clerk
Census[12] 1855 Grant, Wisconsin, United StatesLima Township
Property[23] 3 Apr 1855 Grant, Wisconsin, United Statessold property in Lima Township
Other[10] 1858, 1860 Lima, Grant, Wisconsin, United StatesAssessor
Census[13] 1860 Grant, Wisconsin, United StatesLima Township
Property[22] 4 Oct 1865 Grant, Indiana, United Statessold property
Census[14] 1870 Grant, Wisconsin, United StatesFennimore Township
Census[15] 1875 Grant, Wisconsin, United States
Property[24] 17 May 1878 Grant, Wisconsin, United Statessold property to son-in-law
Census[16] 1880 Grant, Wisconsin, United States
Death[17][18] 31 Jan 1883 Mount Ida, Grant, Wisconsin, United States
Burial[17][25] Grant, Wisconsin, United StatesMt. Ida Baptist Church Cemetery
  1. Town Records, in Underhill (Vermont). Town Clerk. Deeds, town and vital records, 1795-1850. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1951), Book 1, p. 318; FHL #0029012, Primary quality.

    Heman L. Liscum son to P. D. Liscum born 7 July 1810

  2. Underhill, Chittenden, Vermont, in United States. 1810 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Pelej Liscomb, 4 m >10 [Asa, Horace, John, Heman], 1 m 26-44 [Peletiah], 3 f>10 [Sarah, Maxamilla, Martha?], 1 f 10-15 [Sophia], 1 f 26-44 [Sally]

  3. Essex, Chittenden, Vermont, in United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M33), Primary quality.

    Sally Liscum, 2 males 10-15 [John, Heman], 1 male 16-18 [Horace], 1 female 10-15 [??], 3 females 16-25 [Marha, Maxamila, Sally], 1 female 45 & over [Sally]

  4. The Pension Roll of 1835: Report from the Secretary of War, in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3d of March, 1835, in Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States. (Washington, District of Columbia: Duff Green, 1835), Vol. I, p. 858, Secondary quality.

    A statement of the names, &c., of the Heirs of non-commissioned officers, privates, &c., who died in the United States’ service; who obtained five years’ half-pay, in lieu of bounty land, under the second section of the act of April 16, 1816, and who resided in Chittenden county, in the State of Vermont.
    Peletiah D. Liscum, Sergeant, 21st reg. Infantry, d. 1 July 1813, heirs Asa G., Mixanicle, Horrance, Sally, John, and Herman Liscum, 66.00 annual allowance, 330.00 received, placed on roll 17 Oct 1817, pension began 17 Feb 1815, pension ended 17 Feb 1820

  5. Vermont. Probate Court (Chittenden District). Probate records, 1795-1857. (Montpelier, Vermont: Vermont Public Records Commission, 1959), 1815-1817, p. 332; FHL #0028033, Primary quality.

    Pelatiah D. Liscum Estate at Probate Court holden at Williston on 1 October 1816 - appoints Sally Liscum Guardian of Asa G., Maximilla, Horace S., Sally, John and Heman Liscum all Children of Pelatiah D. Liscum late of [blank in original] The sd Sally and Timothy Bliss Jun. became bound in the sum of $1000.00

  6. United States. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records, Primary quality.

    Patent 19686, dated 1 Jan 1840, to Heman Liscum of Madison County, IL
    80 acres, W1/2 NW1/4, Sec 35, T6N, R8W, 3rd Meridian, Madison County, IL
    April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566), Edwardsville Land Office

    Note: Willard P. Flagg received a Patent the same day for the E1/2 of the SE1/4 of Sec 35. Willard P. Flagg was a brother of Heman's wife Eliza.

  7. Omph Ghent, Madison, Illinois, in United States. 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality, Primary quality.

    Heman Liscom, 2 males 10-15 [James, Willard Bliss], 1 male 25-30 [Heman], 1 female 5-10 [Ursula Bliss], 1 female 25-30 [Eliza]
    Gershron Flagg, 1 male 10-15, 1 male 15-20, 2 males 20-25, 2 males 25-30, 1 male 30-35, 1 female 20-25, 2 females 30-35

  8. Madison County, in Illinois. Illinois, Probate Records, 1819-1970. (FamilySearch Record Search), Vol. 4 (1841-1843), pp. 66-68, 74-75, Primary quality.

    Probate Office 31 Mar 1841
    Gershom Flagg suggests that Willard F. Bliss and Ursula C. Bliss minor heirs had some property coming to them as a gift from him and that they had no Guardian appointed by law.
    Value of property does not exceed $500.
    Flagg asked that letters of Guardianship be granted to him.
    Court ordered decision postponed because there is another applicant for Guardianship, to wit, H. Liscum.
    Flagg had subpoenas issued for the following witnesses: Lucy Bush, Roena Pierce, Mary Flagg, Harly Pierce, William Harrison Snr, Mary Harrison, Samuel Tanner, __ Smith, Charles Tindale, Volney P. Richmond, James Buck, Andrew Buck, Betsey Washburn, Mary Paddock, Susan Paddock, Elizabeth Newhall, Samuel Miller and Philip Sharp.
    H. Liscum also had subpoenas issued for John Estabrook, Rosamond P. Scott, Philip Calvin, Isaac Palmer, Pamelia Palmer, Zenas Webster, Parnel Webster, and Elihu Palmer.

    Probate Office 23 April 1841
    Gershom Flagg and Hermon L. Liscum ready for trial. Liscum agreed that the Indentures heretofore entered into between said Liscum, and Willard F. Bliss and Ursula C. Bliss as apprentices might be revoked in consequence of their illegality, and they were declared null and void by the Court.
    Strong as attorney for Flagg, Cameron for Liscum.
    Court heard testimony and decided in favor of Flagg because he is the maternal uncle to said minors.
    Each party to pay own costs.

  9. Knebel, Melva, and Linda Fine. In the shadows of the mines, the village of Rewey, Wisconsin, 1880-1980: and the southern part of town of Mifflin. (s.n.], 19--), p. 47, Secondary quality.

    Southern Part of The Town of Mifflin . . . ." During the summer and fall of 1842, the first schoolhouse was erected in the southwest corner of the town in Section 18. It can only be antedated (sic) this would connect to a school we are aware was located in the area of Wildcat Road. There is little known about the history of the Wildcat School. H. L. Liscom was the first teacher, being paid by subscription or pro rata. The school was attended by about twenty scholars, many of whom were obliged to walk five and six miles to attend. The following year, 1843-1844, Mr. Liscom taught the first school in the village of Dallas. Miss Sarah Jacobs taught here also. She later became Mrs. H. L. Liscom."

  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 History of Grant County, Wisconsin: containing an account of its settlement, growth, development and resources; an extensive and minute sketch of its cities, towns and villages -- their improvements, industries, manufactories, churches, schools and societies; its war record, biographical sketches, portraits of prominent men and early settlers; the whole preceded by a history of Wisconsin, statistics of the state and an abstract of its laws and constitution and of the constitution of the United States. (Tucson, Arizona: W.C. Cox, 1974 (1881)), Secondary quality.

    p. 669 -
    Lancaster, Baptist Church organized Nov. 1844. In 1847 was strongest in area, citizens in Lancaster offered to help build a church, as feeling there should be at least one in village. Trustees of building society inc. H. L. Liscum
    p. 757 -
    Officers of Lima Town:
    1851, 1852, H. L. Liscum, Clerk
    1858, 1860 H. L. Liscum, Assessor

  11. E. District, Grant, Wisconsin, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH1522, Family 1542, Primary quality.

    Haman L. Liscome, age 38, male, farmer, RE=$1000, born VT
    Sarah A. Liscome, age 34, female, born MD
    Eliza Liscome, age 5, female, born WI, attending school
    Sophia Liscome, age 3, female, born WI
    Georgia Liscome, age 2, female, born WI
    [no name] Liscome, age 1/12, female, born WI
    John Bailey, age 60, male, born VA, pauper
    Thomas Cumming, age 32, male, laborer, RE=$1000, born Tenn

  12. Lima Township, Grant County, in Wisconsin. Department of State. Wisconsin state census, 1855. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979), Primary quality.

    H. L. Liscum, 2 males, 6 females

  13. Lima, Grant, Wisconsin, in Grant, Wisconsin, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 688, Family 667, Primary quality.

    H. L. Liscom, age 47, male, occupation farmer, real estate= $2000, personal estate = $700, born Indiana
    , Sarah Ann, age 44, female, born Vt.
    , Eliza, age 13, female, born Md., attended school
    , Hamith, age 12, female, born Wis., attended school
    , Abigal, age 10, female, born Wis., attended school
    , Sharloth, age 9, female, born Wis., attended school
    , Susan A., age 8, female, born Wis., attended school
    , George, age 5, male, born Wis., attended school
    , John R., age 4, male, born Wis.

  14. Fennimore, Grant, Wisconsin, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 51, Family 51, Primary quality.

    Liscum, H. L. age 60, white male, farmer, real estate = $1800, personal estate = $720, born VT
    ,Charlotte, age 18, white female, keeping house, born Wisconsin
    , Adaline, age 16, white female, keeping house, born Wisconsin
    , George, age 15, white male, works on farm, born Wisconsin
    , John, age 13, white male, works on farm, born Wisconsin

  15. Fennimore Township, Grant County, in Wisconsin. Department of State. Wisconsin state census, 1875. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1979), Primary quality.

    Abner McDonald, 2 males, 1 female
    Charlett McDonald, 4 males, 4 females
    Isaac McDonald, 1 male, 2 females
    H. L. Liscum, 2 males
    Del Bliss, 2 males, 1 female

  16. Mount Ida, Grant, Wisconsin, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, HH 28, Family 28; FHL #1255427, Primary quality.

    Bliss, Adelbert, white male, age 37, farmer, born OH, both parents born VT
    , Charlotte, white female, age 29, wife, keeping house, born WI, both parents born VT
    , Alden, white male, age 6, son, born WI
    , Harry, white male, age 4, son, born WI
    , Lester, white male, age 2, son, born WI
    , Leor[blotted by ink stain], white female, age 1/12, born April, daughter, born WI
    Liscum, Heman, white male, age 6[2?], father-in-law, gardener, born VT

  17. 17.0 17.1 Grant County Genealogical Society, Letter 29 March 1999, in Liscum Family Letters, Secondary quality.

    Cemetery Records
    Mt. Ida Baptist Church Cemetery
    Liscum, Herman L., Jan 31, 1883, 72y 6m 22d

  18. Lorraine Bliss Wallace, Sept. 1999, in Liscum Family Letters, Secondary quality.

    According to family bible in possession of Irma Bliss King, Heman Lowery Liscum died 31 January 1883, aged 72 years 60 months and 22 days in Mt. Ida, Grant, WI, USA.

  19. Grant County (Wisconsin). Register of Deeds. Grant County (Wis.) land records, 1837-1940. (Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin State Historical Society, 1976, 1986), Vol D, p. 232; FHL #1463502, Primary quality.

    Know all men by these present
    John Newman and Nancy his wife of Iowa County, Territory of Wisconsin
    for $230 paid by
    Heman L. Liscum of same place
    sell two parcels of land in Grant County
    the S1/2 of the NE1/4 of Sec 24
    and the SE1/4 of the SE1/4 of Sec 23
    both of T4, R1W of 4th meridian
    containing 120 acres
    Signed 12 Feb 1844, John Newman, Nancy Newman
    Witnesses Ross I. Ferry, Isaac W. McReynolds

  20. Edwardsville, Illinois, in United States. Bureau of Land Management. Tract books. (Washington, District of Columbia: Records Improvement, Bureau of Land Management, 1957), Vol 27, p. 313; ; FHL #1445421, Primary quality.

    NE1/4, NW, S35, T6, R8, 40 acres at $1.25/acre
    1837 Feb 25, Heman Liscum - W/12 of NW1/4, paid $35.68, 80 acres
    (2 others had made payments earlier)

  21. Madison County (Illinois). Recorder of deeds. Real estate grantor, grantee index, 1814-1910; deed records, 1817-1888. (Maybell-Richell Microfilming Service, 1961-1965), Vol. 27, p. 503; FHL #0484059, Primary quality.

    Indenture 8 May 1843
    Between Heman L. Liscome of Madison County, IL
    and Horace S. Liscum of same place
    who paid $670
    for the E1/2 of the S1/4, Sec 35, T6N, R8W containing 80 acres
    Also the NW1/4 of the NW1/4, Sec 35, T6N, R8w, containing 40 acres
    Signed Heman L. Liscum
    Witness Philip L. Cu[b]irn, Robert Rosebery JP

  22. Grant County (Wisconsin). Register of Deeds. Grant County (Wis.) land records, 1837-1940. (Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin State Historical Society, 1976, 1986), Vol. 53, p. 607.

    Heman L. Liscum of Grant County, WI, for $900 paid by Reuben Woodward
    W1/2 of the NE1/4 of Sec 24, Town 4, Range 1 [Township of Lima]
    and North end of the SE1/4 of the SE1/4 of Sec 23, Town 4, Range 1, containing 20 acres [Township of Lima]
    for a total of 100 acres
    signed 4 October 1865 by Heman L. Liscum for himself and his heirs
    recorded 6 January 1866, for $1.00 fee

  23. Grant County (Wisconsin). Register of Deeds. Grant County (Wis.) land records, 1837-1940. (Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin State Historical Society, 1976, 1986), Vol 70, p. 32; FHL #1463532, Primary quality.

    Know all men by thee present
    Heman Liscum of Grant County, Wisconsin
    was paid $20
    by Samuel Austin of Lafayette County, Wisconsin
    for 6 acres on the South end of the SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4, Sec 23, T4, R1W, being in the Town of Lima
    Signed 3 April 1855, Heman Liscum, Sarah Ann Liscum
    Witness John J. Wallace, J.P.
    Recorded 1 Dec 1869

  24. Grant County (Wisconsin). Register of Deeds. Grant County (Wis.) land records, 1837-1940. (Madison, Wisconsin: Wisconsin State Historical Society, 1976, 1986), Vol. 87, p. 373;FHL #1463539, Primary quality.

    H. L. Liscum Grantor of Grant County, Wi
    herby convey and warrant to Adelbrt Bliss and Sharlott Bliss his wife Grantee of Grant County, Wisconsin
    for $1000
    the N1/2 of the NW1/4 of Sec 15, T6, R3W, containing 8 acres more or less
    subject to a Mortgage given to William Gilman of $300 otherwise warranted against all claims whatsoever
    Signed 17 May 1878, H. L. Liscum
    Witnessed: David Goodell, JP, Ellen Goodell
    Recorded 20 May 1878

  25. H L Liscum, Memorial #129834786, in, accessed 3 Jul 2015, Secondary quality.

    H L Liscum
    Birth: Jul. 9, 1816
    Death: Jan. 31, 1889 [Note: incorrect date may be due to weathering on the grave stone.]
    Burial: Mount Ida Cemetery, Mount Ida, Grant County, Wisconsin, USA

    Inscription [from photograph]:
    H. L. Liscum
    Jan. 31, 1883
    72 yrs, 6 mo & 22 dys

  26. Probably named after Heman Lowry, who was a sheriff of Chittenden County, Vermont.